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Civil Aviation Authority to probe reported hikes in domestic airfares

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 19:10 by Writer The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says it will be probing reports that a number of domestic airlines have increased airfares to several interior locations, despite the fact that the 14 percent value added tax (VAT) has been scrapped so that local travel and planes can make up for fewer ...

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Four arrested, 27 kilos of marijuana seized, cultivation destroyed

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 19:01 by Writer Four persons have been arrested within the past three days in connection with separate seizures of marijuana totalling more than 27 kilogrammes. The latest seizure was made yesterday afternoon at about 2:30 at Number 59 Village Road, Corentyne. Police say they stopped a car and found 15 parcels of marijuana ...

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No curfew extension for GECOM’s national recount; foreign scrutineers, observers must be quarantined for 14 days

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 18:57 by Writer The National COVID-19 Task Force has ruled out allowing a recount of general election votes after 6pm. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, who chairs the Task Force, says in the government-controlled Guyana Chronicle newspaper that Guyana Elections Commission was told to adjust its 10-hour work hour schedule from 6am to 5pm. ...

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